11 February 2011 17:21 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--PKN Orlen's new paraxylene/purified terephthalic acid (PX/PTA) plant, in Wloclawek, Poland, is likely to run at 60-70% of capacity during 2011, the Polish oil, chemical and petrochemical group said on Friday.
The company, which hoped that the facility’s two-month technological start-up delay would extend no later than March, said the utilisation of full capacity could only be achieved in 2012.
European polyethylene terephthalate (PET) producers, which were currently suffering from a lack of its primary feedstock PTA, were anticipating that the facility would bring some relief from tight supply.
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